Recent News

2020 Peony Festival

The Georgeson Botanical Garden has peonies!!! And once again we’re having a fundraiser highlighting these gorgeous flowers – only this time, a Covid-19 version. For $50.00, you will receive two dozen short-stemmed peonies. So that you can enjoy these blooms for a longer time, you’ll receive one dozen on Tuesday July 14 and the other […]

NOTICE: Due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, all events are cancelled for the 2020 season.

FOR 2021 RESERVATIONS: We anticipate being able to rent space in the Garden for the summer of 2021. Because we cannot predict, at this time, what impact COVID-19 might have on events next summer, reserving space now does not guarantee that the Garden will be open for large gatherings in 2021. Rather than charging for […]

Our Response to COVID-19 in our Community

The University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) Georgeson Botanical Garden (GBG) and UAF Office of Sustainability are working together to provide fresh produce and gardening education as response to student and community needs.  Together, we will accommodate an increased number of applicants in the Student Garden Training Program (SGTP) and donate fresh produce to local food […]

Citizen science opportunities

Are you inspired by the natural wonders you can see at the Georgeson Botanical Garden? Join scientific projects as a citizen scientist! Check out some opportunities on our new citizen science page.

Amazon Smile

Are you buying gardening supplies (or anything else) on Amazon? Don’t forget to log onto and select the Georgeson Botanical Garden Society! We will receive a small donation from Amazon every time you shop, at no cost to you.

Registration is Open!

The 2020 Youth Education Program at the Georgeson Botanical Garden opens Monday, February 24.  Click here to learn more.